At the 2024 Collective Impact Action Summit, we had an incredible plenary conversation on power-building, trust, and supporting movements beyond moments of reckoning. 10 years after Ferguson, we heard from grassroots organizers and funders in St. Louis on how they are partnering to sustain the movement for racial and economic justice.


  • Charli Cooksey, Founder, WEPOWER
  • John Harper, CEO, FSG
  • Jesse Lee, ASL Interpreter
  • Kerry Patterson, ASL Interpreter
  • Dr. Jason Q. Purnell, President, James S. McDonnell Foundation
  • Courtney W. Robertson, Director of Programs and Partnerships, Collective Impact Forum

Read the full article about power-building in collective impact at FSG.